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SC State To Make ESPN Appearances

The South Carolina State football team will make four appearances on ESPN this fall, according to the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) 2013 television football schedule announced Friday,  July 19 . A total of eight league matchups are scheduled on ESPN, ESPNU, ESPN News, ESPN3 and ESPN Classic. The nationally televised games are a part of the conference's ongoing partnership with ESPN.

The 2013 television scheduled kicks off with the ninth annual MEAC/SWAC Challenge presented by Disney featuring Florida A&M and Mississippi Valley State on Sunday, Sept. 1 in Orlando, Fla.,.  The game will air live at 11:45 a.m. ET on ESPN.

The ESPNU Thursday night lineup kicks off with Howard at North Carolina A&T at Aggie Stadium on September 26.  South Carolina State will travel to Durham, North Carolina on October 10 to face North Carolina Central in the second Thursday night matchup.  The Bulldogs then return home to host Morgan State in the final Thursday night game on November 14 in Orangeburg, SC.  All ESPNU Thursday night matchups are televised live at 7:30 p.m.

The Saturday slate begins with Hampton at South Carolina State on September 28 live on ESPN3 at 2 p.m.  The game will also air on Sunday, September 29 at 8 a.m. on ESPNU.  The Bulldogs hit the road to face North Carolina A&T in the Atlanta Football Classic on October 5.  The game will kickoff at 4 p.m. live on ESPN3 and air on ESPNU at 10:30 p.m.

The 2013 MEAC football television schedule wraps up with the Florida Classic featuring Bethune-Cookman and Florida A&M.  The game will air live on ESPN Classic and will re-air on ESPNU on November 24. 

All games will also be available on computers, smartphones, tablets, Xbox and Apple TV via WatchESPN.

For more information on MEAC football, visit www.MEACSports.com

2011 MEAC Football Television Schedule

Date                Game               Network                      Broadcast        Time

Sun., Sept. 1

Florida A&M v. Mississippi Valley State 
(MEAC/SWAC Challenge)


11:45 a.m.

Thurs., Sept. 26

Howard at North Carolina A&T


7:30 p.m.

Sat., Sept. 28

Hampton at South Carolina State


2:00 p.m.*

Sat., Oct. 5

South Carolina State vs. North Carolina A&T


4 p.m.**

Thurs., Oct. 10

South Carolina State at North Carolina Central


7:30 p.m.

Sat., Nov. 2

Bethune-Cookman at North Carolina Central



Thurs., Nov. 14

Morgan State at South Carolina State


7:30 p.m.

Sat,, Nov. 23

Bethune-Cookman vs. Florida A&M


2 p.m.***

* Game will be available live on ESPN3 at time listed; will air on ESPNU tape-delayed Sept. 29 at 8 a.m.

**Game will be available live on ESPN3 at time listed; will air later that day on ESPNU at 10:30 p.m.

***Game will be available live on ESPN Classic; will air on ESPNU tape-delayed Nov. 24

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